St. Nicholas Cathedral
Saint Nicholas Cathedral is an amazing baroque style architectural monument - from both outside and inside. Its construction was ordered by Catherine II to commemorate the marine achievement of Russian Empire initiated by Peter the Great. The first icons were presented to the cathedral by Catherine the Great, and later this tradition was carried on by many famous people. Today there is Italian Consulate among those who specially care about cathedral - they arranged brand-new illumination system for it.
Open daily 8.00 - 20.00 (till the end of evening service)
Visit to St. Nicholas Cathedral might be included in:
Orthodox Saint Petersburg